Liver Failure

A condition of severe end-stage liver dysfunction that is accompanied by a decline in mental status that may range from confusion (hepatic encephalopathy) to unresponsiveness (hepatic coma). Other features include a “mousy” odor to the breath, difficulty with balance and walking, tremor, and impaired speech.

 


Conditions that suggest Liver Failure

Skin-Hair-Nails  



Risk factors for Liver Failure

Lab Values - Chemistries  

Low BUN




Liver Failure can lead to

Skin-Hair-Nails  


Key

Weak or unproven link
Strong or generally accepted link

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